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Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 249–254 | Cite as

A guideline matrix for technological system evaluation

  • Morris F. Collen
Education Article

Abstract

It is often necessary to scientifically evaluate a complex technological system. Such an evaluation usually requires determination by the system's costs, its effectiveness in achieving the system's objectives, its efficiency in the use of costly resources, its cost-effectiveness as compared to other alternatives, and the benefits gained by its expenditures. A matrix is presented as a suggested guideline for a comprehensive evaluation of a technological system.

Keywords

System Evaluation Technological System Comprehensive Evaluation Costly Resource Complex Technological System 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morris F. Collen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Methods ResearchKaiser-Permanente Medical Care ProgramOakland

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